Tyler Cox

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What It's Like to Be an Atheist in Prison When Only God Forgives

Between chaplains offering guidance and the 12-step programs spiritual undertones, what happens when you want rehabilitation without needing to find God?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Prison might be a grim place, but it's a holy one too. We've all heard the stories: hardened criminal …

Here’s Where Animals Will Mass Migrate As The Planet Changes

Check out that frog and bird party that’s going to hit Ecuador in 2116.<p>As climate change heats our world up, it will have devastating effects on the American landscape. But one of the biggest changes may go unnoticed by most humans, as thousands of species are prodded by warming temperatures and …

The Nature Conservancy

'Blunt discrimination' by police and 'crisis levels' of racism: A senior U.N. official reflects on America

It's not every day that a senior United Nations official reprimands the U.S. for its race relations, saying the country is "struggling to live up to its ideals" on equality, that "blunt discrimination" by police against black Americans has reached "crisis levels," and that Congress is …

Skillet Skills: 7 Meals You Can Make In a Single Cast Iron Pan

Have you been cooking with cast iron lately? A skillet is definitely worth the investment with it's durable versatility. Take a look at these 7 ways …

Cooking

PDF Quads - Trail Maps

<b>National Geographic</b> is allowing everyone to easily download any USGS 7.5 minute topo map in the continental U.S. as a multi-page PDF that can be …

Maps

Donald Trump Vowed to Close the Gap Between Church and State

With Donald Trump’s campaign losing ground among independent voters in recent weeks due to a series of well-publicized mistakes, the GOP presidential …

White Christian America is dying

Robert P. Jones is the founding CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). His new book, “The End of White Christian America,” has been called “quite possibly the most illuminating text for this election year.” He kindly answered some questions about the book via email. Below is a …

Religion

The Secrets of the Wood Wide Web

In London’s Epping Forest, a scientist named Merlin eavesdrops on trees’ underground conversations.<p>Epping Forest is a heavily regulated place. First designated as a royal hunting ground by Henry II in the twelfth century, with severe penalties imposed on commoners for poaching, it has since 1878 …

Panama Canal

10 Donald Trump Quotes That Should Horrify His Evangelical Supporters

This is how far Trump and his supporters have departed from the gospel.<p>After months of campaigning, flip-flopping on important issues, and generally wreaking havoc on the party that for decades has presented itself as defenders of Christian America, Donald Trump took to the stage at the Republican …

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate in a different way,” and his efforts seemed to …

Climate Change